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Lawyer Snapshot: L. Lee Lockett
Professional organizations: President, Northeast Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, June 2012-present; The Jacksonville Bar Association Law Week Committee, 2008-09, and Judicial Relations Committee, 2009-11; National Association of ...
Victim lawyer calls Paterno family response a PR gambit
WILLIAMSPORT - The lawyer for one Jerry Sandusky's victims calls Joe Paterno's family response to the Penn State report on the sex abuse scandal a public relations gambit. Clifford A. Rieders Monday said he was not impressed, from a factual standpoint, ...
Lawyer: Police officers shot recklessly in mahhunt for ex-LAPD fugitive ...
Lawyer: Police officers shot recklessly in mahhunt for ex-LAPD fugitive ...
Lawyer calls Torrance police shooting reckless
A lawyer for the driver of a pickup peppered with police bullets says Torrance officers were reckless in their search for fugitive ex-Los Angeles cop Christopher Dorner. Surfer Dan Perdue was driving to the beach early Thursday when his Honda Ridgeline ...
Quote of the Day: Bill Maher Goes Apesh*t on Trump's Lawyer
The legal system in this country, it's not a joke. It's not a toy for rich idiots to play with. – Bill Maher, commenting on the $5 million lawsuit filed against him by Donald Trump after the comedian failed to make good on his “offer” to pay Trump if ...
Portland lawyer honored for advancing LGBT rights
As a lawyer and advocate for GLAD since 1990, she has been at the forefront of the effort -- locally, in New England and nationally -- to legalize same-sex marriage. "I was surprised. I didn't know there was such an award," Bonauto said in an interview ...
Lawyer seeks competency hearing in standoff case
MIDDLETON, N.H. (AP) — A lawyer for a New Hampshire man charged with taking a woman hostage in a standoff with police wants a judge to determine whether Richard Penney is competent for trial. Penney is accused of breaking into his brother's home in ...
Lawyer: Stablewood nearing deal
The partnership that owns the Stablewood Springs Resort in the Hill Country is closing in on a deal to restructure its debt, according to one of its bankruptcy lawyers. Attorney Steven R. Brook said at a bankruptcy court hearing Monday the partnership ...
Murder suspect can't find a lawyer after threatening to kill two others, judge ...
Murder suspect can't find a lawyer after threatening to kill two others, judge ...
Man who punched his own lawyer is convicted, gets 34 years, plus 6 months ...
Man who punched his own lawyer is convicted, gets 34 years, plus 6 months ...
Lawyer accused in 'DUI setup' says he will no longer take the Fifth
TAMPA — As accusations of attorney misconduct wind their way through court, one lawyer said Monday he is done pleading the Fifth Amendment. The promise comes two weeks after a jury ruled in favor of Bubba the Love Sponge Clem, awarding no ...
Bullock appoints Billings lawyer to head Board of Investments
2013-02-11T17:45:00Z Bullock appoints Billings lawyer to head Board of InvestmentsBy CHARLES S. JOHNSON Gazette State Bureau The Billings Gazette. 22 minutes ago • By CHARLES S. JOHNSON Gazette State Bureau · (0) Comments. HELENA — Gov ...
Lawyer: Dead Space 3 Resource Exploit Might Be Theft
Lawyer: Dead Space 3 Resource Exploit Might Be Theft. Johnathan Grey Carter | 12 Feb 2013 02:19. 2. image. What do bakeries and Dead Space 3 have in common? You're stealing from both of them, you monster. Dead Space 3's infinite resource "feature" ...
Barry Strickland's lawyer speaks out about Officer McGary case
CONWAY, AR (KTHV) - For the first time, THV 11 is hearing from the other side in the case involving a Conway police officer recently killed in the line of duty. Officer Will McGary died from injuries he sustained after getting hit by a car while ...
Defendant lets lawyer argue against death penalty after losing acting as his ...
Defendant lets lawyer argue against death penalty after losing acting as his ...
John Rizzo, Former Top CIA Lawyer, Says John Brennan Never Objected To ...
John Rizzo, Former Top CIA Lawyer, Says John Brennan Never Objected To ...
Lawyer: Ex-Wayne County manager didn't know of bribes
A former Wayne County IT manager accused of trying to cover up bribes didn't know they were bribes, his lawyer argued Monday. Zayd Allebban, 34, of Dearborn considered more than $80,000 paid to his boss -- former county chief information officer Tahir ...
Sonam to play lawyer in YRF's next
New Delhi, Feb 12 — Fashionista Sonam Kapoor's wardrobe for Yash Raj Films' untitled project would include black gown and coat as she plays a lawyer in it. She teams up with Ayushmann Khurrana the movie. "She is very excited about the role... She is ...
No evidence of illicit payments in Finmeccanica CEO probe: lawyer
BUSTO ARSIZIO – A corruption probe that led to the arrest of Italian defense group Finmeccanica's head Giuseppe Orsi on Tuesday has produced no evidence of any illicit payments, Orsi's lawyer said. Lawyer Ennio Amodio told reporters his client was ...
Prominent Baltimore entertainment lawyer disbarred
The Baltimore entertainment attorney who represented White House state dinner crashers Tareq and Michaele Salahi and "The Wire" actress Felicia "Snoop" Pearson was disbarred Monday after the state's highest court found he had, among other things, ...
Former CIA lawyer: Brennan didn't object to torture
However, according to comments made by a longtime colleague of Brennan's, former CIA lawyer John Rizzo, the counterterror czar's “personal objections” were not known to even those working closely with him at the time. As HuffPo noted Tuesday, during a ...
Lawyer reprimanded for suggestive emails to client
The Office of Lawyer Regulation referee found Dudley's conduct with a vulnerable client presented a conflict of interest and that he engaged in sexual harassment and offensive personality and . Suggestive texts, you might recall, are what put former ...
Kilpatrick Lawyer Knocks Key Government Witnesses
A lawyer for Kwame Kilpatrick attacked the credibility of three key witnesses who testified at the former Detroit mayor's corruption trial, telling jurors Tuesday that they were "bought and paid for" through plea deals with the government. James Thomas ...
Lackawanna County children's lawyer indicted for tax evasion
A federal grand jury today indicted the Lackawanna County Family Court's sole-appointed guardian ad litem on charges of tax evasion and filing false federal income tax returns, stemming from failure to report payments she received from parents ...
Lawyer Offers Free Valentine's Day Divorce
(Newser) – A Michigan lawyer is giving out an unconventional Valentine's Day gift: a freebie divorce. Walter H. Bentley III is running a contest on his website, and will help the lucky man or lady who tells "the most compelling and convincing story" of ...
Wisconsin Lawyer Magazine Has a New Look, Fresh Content Mix
Feb. 12, 2013 – The February issue of Wisconsin Lawyer magazine, in your mailboxes and now available online, marks a new beginning for the State Bar of Wisconsin's flagship p​ublication. A new design reveals a contemporary look with a fresh content mix ...
National legal magazine features Grand Rapids lawyer for her generosity in ...
National legal magazine features Grand Rapids lawyer for her generosity in ...
On the Call: McGraw-Hill top lawyer Ken Vittor
Standard & Poor's executives lined up on a call with analysts Tuesday to defend the rating agency against a lawsuit by the U.S. government that could cost parent company The McGraw-Hill Cos. several years' worth of profits. The call was scheduled as ...
Woodland Hills' Attorney Named SoCal Super Lawyer
Only five percent of the lawyers in the state are named by Super Lawyers, and he is only one of six attorneys identified in the consumer bankruptcy, according to the publication. "I am extremely honored to be named a Southern California Super Lawyer ...
Witnesses against ex-Detroit mayor shaky, lawyer argues
DETROIT (Reuters) - A lawyer for former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick on Tuesday questioned the credibility of government witnesses in the case, saying cash attributed to bribes and kickbacks by prosecutors came in part from gifts, and urging jurors ...
Lawyer Guilty Of Killing Ex-Chicago Bull Eddy Curry's Ex-Girlfriend, Daughter
CHICAGO (STMW) — The Sun-Times is reporting: After four hours of deliberations, a Cook County jury found a 40-year-old lawyer guilty Tuesday of killing the ex-girlfriend of former Chicago Bull Eddy Curry and his 10-month-old daughter. Fredrick D ...
Obama asking Romney lawyer to help address voting lines
Romney's top lawyer was Ben Ginsberg, who is also a major player in the campaign finance law community and a longtime Romney confidante. The Obama campaign's top lawyer was Bob Bauer, former White House counsel and an expert on election and ...
Attorney-client meeting room was bugged, Navy lawyer testifies at Guantánamo
Welsh said he discovered the eavesdropping capability in January 2012, after eight months on the job at Guantánamo, by spotting a “law enforcement official” listening in on a meeting between a detainee, prosecutor and defense lawyers. They were ...
Lindsay Lohan's Lawyer -- My Client's Uncontrollable
I do not know how to reach her directly." In the docs, Azrael claims she has to go through Lindsay's other lawyer, Mark Heller, to get through to Linds -- and says Heller's been stringing her along. Balyan has asked the judge to fine Lindsay and Azrael ...
Kim Kardashian's Lawyer: Kris Humphries' Lawyer is a Liar
Humphries' lawyer, Lee Hutton, was LYING when he told the judge he didn't tell her he was on a mission to "blow the lid off reality television" What's more ... Wasser strongly insinuates Humphries and Hutton have been threatening to use the divorce ...
Lawyer convicted of killing former Knick Eddy Curry's ex-girlfriend, baby
CHICAGO — A jury has convicted a Chicago attorney of murdering former NBA center Eddy Curry's ex-girlfriend and infant daughter four years ago. Fredrick Goings showed no reaction when the jury's guilty verdict was read Tuesday in the January 2009 ...
New defense lawyer granted after Racine man says he didn't 'comprehend' plea ...
New defense lawyer granted after Racine man says he didn't 'comprehend' plea ...
UPDATE 1-Guantanamo smoke detectors are actually microphones, lawyer says
GUANTANMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE, Cuba, Feb 12 (Reuters) - M icrophones that look like smoke detectors are installed in the huts where Guantanamo defendants meet to speak confidentially with their lawyers, the detention camp's chief legal adviser ...
Shaken by death of lawyer slain by mediation opponent, colleagues ponder ...
Shaken by death of lawyer slain by mediation opponent, colleagues ponder ...
Lawyer: Slain ex-Penn player's wife had mental troubles
Lawyer: Slain ex-Penn player's wife had mental troubles. CBSSports.com wire reports. Feb. 13, 2013 10:28 AM ET. WALLINGFORD, Pa. -- An attorney for a suburban Philadelphia woman accused of fatally stabbing her husband -- a member of the University ...
Lawyer: Slain ex-player's wife had mental troubles
Lawyer: Slain ex-player's wife had mental troubles. Matthew White. More coverage. Cops: Wife claims she killed Penn star over porn · Cops: Wife claims she killed Penn star over porn · Matthew White Gallery: Lawyer: Slain ex-player's wife had mental ...
Lawyer Asks Court to Cancel Finmeccanica Helicopter Deal
Lawyer Asks Court to Cancel Finmeccanica Helicopter Deal. Article · Comments · Corruption Currents HOME PAGE ». European Pressphoto Agency. An attorney in India is asking that country's Supreme Court to cancel a contract the country awarded to a unit ...
Intelligence Agents Could Monitor Gitmo Detainee, Lawyer Meeting Rooms ...
Intelligence Agents Could Monitor Gitmo Detainee, Lawyer Meeting Rooms ...
Judge orders lawyer to take down Facebook posts re McDonald's settlement
A Michigan judge has ordered a lawyer to take down Facebook posts concerning a settlement by McDonald's concerning its halal food offerings. The order also required Dearborn attorney Majed Moughni to post a copy of the actual settlement in a class ...
Kim Kardashian's Lawyer Calls Kris Humphries' Lawyer Out On Lying To The ...
Kim Kardashian's Lawyer Calls Kris Humphries' Lawyer Out On Lying To The ...
Ex-Mercury Interactive Lawyer Skaer Must Face SEC Case
Ex-Mercury Interactive Lawyer Skaer Must Face SEC Case. By Karen Gullo - 2013-02-13T21:24:02Z. Susan Skaer, former general counsel of Hewlett-Packard Co.'s Mercury Interactive unit, lost her bid for dismissal of a U.S. lawsuit alleging she took part in ...
LightSquared Lawyer Says Lenders Settle on Exclusivity
The plan must have lenders' consent or pay them in full, Matthew Barr, a lawyer for LightSquared, Harbinger Capital Partners LLC's broadband startup, said in court. “I very much appreciate all of your hard work,” Chapman told the lawyers before ...
Jadeveon Clowney should lawyer up, challenge nonsensical 'three-years-out' rule
I have a better idea: Clowney, who turns 20 on Valentine's Day, should lawyer up and try to barge his way into the NFL this spring – the same way he blasted into the Michigan backfield during last month's Outback Bowl. If Clowney chooses to go this ...
James Lewis, lawyer and labor adviser
James Lewis, 64, a lawyer and labor and employee relations adviser with several federal agencies, died Jan. 30 at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He lived in McLean. His wife, Angela Lewis, confirmed the ...
Bulger lawyer: 'Whitey' never an FBI informant
Lawyers for accused serial killer James “Whitey” Bulger made the stunning announcement this afternoon that Bulger was never an informant for the FBI. “James Bulger was never an informant for the FBI or anyone else,” attorney J.W. Carney Jr. told ...